Big News Collection

1、Tencent


Until the close of Hong Kong stocks on October 28, Beijing time, Tencent Holdings closed at HK$601, breaking the record of HK$600 for the first time in history, with a total market value of approximately HK$5.78 trillion (approximately RMB 5 trillion, approximately US$ 74.58 million). Since 2020, Tencent’s stock price has risen by more than 55%, and it has risen by more than 86% in the last 7 months.

At the same time, according to a report from the Chinese media 36kr, Tencent’s mobile game “Honor of Kings” will soon announce that the DAU of the game has stabilized at more than 100 million, with a peak of 140 million.

However, Tencent has not yet responded to this news yet.


2、Microsoft

Microsoft released its fiscal 2021 Q1 earnings report. During the reporting period, Microsoft achieved revenue of US$37.154 billion, an increase of 12% year-on-year; net profit was US$13.893 billion, an increase of 30% year-on-year.

In terms of games, the Xbox and related service expenditures have increased, and revenue from the gaming business increased by US$550 million year-on-year, or about 22%.

And Xbox’s content and services division achieved revenue growth of 30%, a net increase of $649 million.

According to Microsoft, the growth of this data is driven by third-party games. However, during the reporting period, Xbox hardware sales fell by 27%, which may be related to the upcoming Xbox next-gen console.


3、Sony

Sony released its Q2 financial report for fiscal year 2020. Financial report data shows that during the reporting period, Sony achieved sales revenue of 21135 billion yen, which was the same as the previous year. Net profit was 255.4 billion yen, an increase of 46% year-on-year.

In terms of games, during the reporting period, Sony’s hardware (including PS4) sales were 41.7 billion yen and gaming software 331 billion yen. As of now, global shipments of PS4 consoles have reached 113.8 million units, and 1.5 million units were sold this quarter, a decrease of 1.3 million units from last year. In terms of game software, PS4 platform games sold 80.9 million, of which digital version accounted for 59%, a decline from 74% in the previous quarter, but an increase of 10.3 million copies over the same period last fiscal year.

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